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Broadridge 3Q net earnings down 39 percent

May 10, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Technology outsourcing company Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. said Monday fiscal third-quarter net income fell 39 percent as expenses and a loss from discontinued operations outweighed higher revenue.The Lake Success, N.Y., company reported net income of $24.9 million, or 18 cents per...

Research Shows Chemicals from Seaweed Can Kill Coral on Contact

May 10, 2010 1:23 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Field studies have shown for the first time that several common species of seaweeds in both the Pacific and Caribbean Oceans can kill corals upon contact using chemical means.

S & P upgrades Broadridge ratings

May 10, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said Monday it raised its ratings on Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc., concluding that the company's financial performance improved and management reduced financial risks.The Lake Success, N.Y.-based technology outsourcing company now carries an S&P...


Untangling the quantum entanglement behind photosynthesis

May 10, 2010 12:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Berkeley reserchers have carried out the first study in which the quantum phenomenon known as "entanglement" has been observed and characterized in a real biological system. Quantum entanglement is thought to be a critical factor behind the...

Team of K-State Researchers Image Ester Modification of Microscopic Single Starch Granules, A Scientific First

May 10, 2010 12:22 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Kansas State University researchers and collaborators applied microscopic chemical imaging to single modified starch granules at Brookhaven Lab's NSLS.

Earnings Preview: Cisco expects continued recovery

May 10, 2010 10:31 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc., the world's largest maker of computer networking equipment, reports its fiscal third-quarter results after the stock market closes Wednesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Last quarter, Cisco posted its first year-over-year sales increase since January 2009, as the improving economy...

Merge Healthcare names Jeff Surges to board

May 10, 2010 10:31 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medical software maker Merge Healthcare Inc. said Monday it appointed Jeff Surges to its board of directors.Surges is the president of U.S. sales for Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions Inc., a company that compiles and maintains electronic health records. He is a former president and CEO of...


Yahoo's 1Q lobbying expenses rise 15 pct to $530K

May 10, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo Inc. ramped up its lobbying efforts to start the year as the Internet company discussed its new partnership with Microsoft Corp. and a wide range of other issues with federal lawmakers and regulars.The $530,000 that Yahoo spent on lobbying during the first quarter represented a 15 percent...


PMC-Sierra buys Adaptec unit for about $34 million

May 10, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Communications and storage chip maker PMC-Sierra Inc. said Monday that it purchased Adaptec Inc.'s channel storage division for about $34 million in cash.PMC-Sierra said the deal will strengthen its existing enterprise storage business by allowing faster access to channel customers.PMC-Sierra...

Hot new material can keep electronics cool

May 10, 2010 10:26 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of California - Riverside) Professor Alexander Balandin and a team of UC Riverside researchers, including Chun Ning Lau, an associate professor of physics, have taken another step toward new technology that could keep laptops and other electronic devices from overheating.

Cubic lands $370M contract from Sydney, Australia

May 10, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cubic Corp., whose electronics are used for collecting fares on mass transit, said Monday it signed a $370 million contract to provide an electronic ticketing system for the city of Sydney, Australia.The company said additional charges based on customer use could bring the total contract value...

Scientific Games Corp. announces share repurchase

May 10, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Gaming equipment supplier Scientific Games Corp. said Monday its board has authorized the repurchase of up to $200 million in shares in a program that will run through next year.A board pricing committee will determine the share price of the repurchase, the New York company said is a...

GDP for American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands

May 10, 2010 7:23 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 5, 2010) -- The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released its first set of estimates of gross domestic product (GDP) for American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI).


Cambridge Resources Unveils An Extensive Line Of New And Improved Electrical Terminals

May 10, 2010 7:22 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Cambridge Resources announced the addition of a full line of electrical terminals as part of the much-anticipated expansion of the New York-based manufacturer's premium quality electrical accessories product line.

DisplaySearch Announces Final Agenda for Display Week 2010 Business Conference

May 10, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today unveiled the final agenda for the upcoming SID DisplaySearch Business Conference, to be held on Monday, May 24 during Display Week 2010 in Seattle, Washington.


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